Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Secys to blame in event of graft

Reiterating her stance against corruption, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday warned secretaries that they will have to shoulder all responsibilities if any corruption takes place in their...

August 16, 2021
August 16, 2021

In abode of love and grief

Amidst the grand public arrangements made across the country on the National Mourning Day, it is easy to forget that for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, it is an immensely personal occasion, the...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Lockdown to get stricter

The government has turned down the plea from businesspeople, including garment manufacturers, for letting them resume operation of factories, fearing a further surge in Covid deaths and infections.

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

Retd Public Servants: They wanted impunity, but cabinet said no

As recently as in 2018, the Sarkari Chakori Ain was formulated, giving public servants an array of benefits.

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Built to crumble

It began with two things -- good intentions and a plan flawed to the core.

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

Curbs in 7 Districts of Dhaka Division: Enforcement still falling short

As Covid-19 deaths and infections continue to rise, the government aims to enforce the ongoing restrictions in seven districts around Dhaka more strictly to guard the capital against the virus.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Oxford of the East: A moniker that couldn't ring hollower

It has long been debated whether it is true that Dhaka University is the “Oxford of the East”.

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

The republic of BUREAUCRATS!

Over the years, the government has put present and former bureaucrats at the helm of almost all state bodies, some of which should be led by professionals with specific expertise.

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Expel errant party men

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday ordered making a list of errant and controversial leaders and activists and expelling them from the party, insiders said.

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

Doing Business Without Permission: Govt employees flouting rules

Even though they are quite well paid and receive plenty of perks from the government, a “huge” number of civil servants own and run businesses on the side violating service rules, according to the...